2017-18 WHSAA Basketball Coaches Rules Exam
NOTE: In the exam situations, A refers to offensive team and B refers to their opponents, the defensive team. A1 and B1 are players of Team A and Team B. Unless otherwise stated: a single foul or free throw exists; all equipment, situations and acts are legal; a tap is toward the tapper’s basket; and it is a two-point field goal. No errors or mistakes are involved unless noted.
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1. An alternating-possession throw-in results in all of the following situations, EXCEPT:
2. If the ball is simultaneously touched by inbounds opponents near a boundary line and then goes out of bounds before the alternating-possession procedure has been established, play will be resumed with a jump ball in the center circle.
3. The head coach is assessed a direct technical foul in all of the following situations, EXCEPT:
4. All of the following are ruled correctable errors, EXCEPT:
5. All of the following are true regarding a legal basketball, EXCEPT:
6. All of the following are true statements regarding leg compression sleeve/tights, EXCEPT:
7. If a team jersey contains a visible manufacturer's logo/trademark/reference, all of the following are correct, EXCEPT:
8. The basket ring is:
9. The ideal measurements for a high school basketball court are:
10. The playing of music/sound effects shall be permitted during the situations listed, EXCEPT:
11. The use of electronic devices on the bench is permitted in all instances, EXCEPT,
12. Which of the following is permitted to designate the center restraining circle:
13. A ball is at the disposal of a player in all of the following situations, EXCEPT:
14. A team is in control of the ball in all of the following situations, EXCEPT:
15. All of the following result in a kicking violation, EXCEPT:
16. Which of the following will result in an intentional foul?
17. All of the following statements are true regarding a closely-guarded situation, EXCEPT:
18. Play is resumed at the point of interruption in all of the following situations, EXCEPT:
19. The length of each extra period in a varsity contest shall be:
20. A situation in which there are fouls by both teams, the second of which occurs before the clock is started following the first, and such that at least one of the attributes of a double foul is absent, is known as:
21. A situation in which there is a foul by both teams at approximately the same time, but the fouls are not committed by opponents against each other, is known as:
22. A situation in which two or more teammates commit personal fouls against the same opponent at approximately the same time is known as:
23. All of the following are true regarding a foul when committed against a ball handler/dribbler, except:
24. All of the following are true statements regarding intentional fouls, EXCEPT:
25. Contact away from the ball with an opponent who is clearly not involved with a play is:
26. Contact that is not a legitimate attempt to play the ball/player specifically designed to stop the clock or keep it from starting is:
27. Technical fouls include all of the following, EXCEPT:
28. A free throw ends:
29. All of the following are true statements regarding lane spaces being occupied during free throws, EXCEPT:
30. When free thrower, A1, purposefully fakes a try, it results in:
31. The ball is dead, or remains dead, in all of the following situations, EXCEPT:
32. A bookkeeping mistake:
33. All of the following are pregame duties of the referee, EXCEPT:
34. All of the following describe general duties of any game official, EXCEPT:
35. All of the following statements regarding officials' jurisdiction are true, EXCEPT:
36. An official shall immediately remove a player from the game who exhibits the following signs or symptoms of a concussion:
37. An official's uniform shall consist of all of the following, EXCEPT:
38. Depending on the location of the throw-in, except outside the end line after a successful goal, the official shall:
39. If a mistake has been made and the umpire is still on the floor at the end of the game:
40. If the referee determines that the clock was not started or stopped properly, or if the clock did not run, the referee:
41. The ball is awarded out of bounds after:
42. The ball is out of bounds in all of the following situations, EXCEPT:
43. What type of penalty is assessed when a player leaves the playing court for an unauthorized reason to demonstrate resentment, disgust or intimidation?
44. The following scoretable personnel are required to wear a black-and-white vertically striped garment:
45. All of the following are duties of the timer, EXCEPT:
46. All of the following are duties of the scorer, EXCEPT:
47. A1 is sent to the bench because of bleeding from a cut. Team A calls a 60-second time-out, during which the athletic trainer stops the bleeding and covers the wound. Which of the following statements is the most accurate?
48. Any player who exhibits signs, symptoms or behaviors consistent with a concussion shall not return to play until cleared by:
49. Substitutions between halves may be made by:
50. When the ball is awarded to the wrong team for a throw-in, in order for it to be corrected, it must be rectified:
51. Which of the following statements is true when each team is granted a time-out to keep a player in the game who was directed to leave because of injury/blood?
52. All of the following are true statements regarding charged time-outs, EXCEPT:
53. The name or initials of a recently deceased player may appear in a patch that:
54. The referee is authorized to deal with any safety-related concerns such as:
55. When a team member is wearing an item that causes a safety concern, the referee may:
56. All of the following situations result in a violation, EXCEPT:
57. A fight breaks out between A1 and B1 during a dead-ball and clock-stopped situation. The head coach of Team A rushes onto the court. The officials:
58. During an alternating-possession throw-in by A1, B2 intentionally kicks the throw-in pass. A1 will be awarded a new throw-in opportunity, but the arrow will remain pointed in the direction of A’s basket.
59. Team A is awarded an alternating-possession throw-in. The arrow will be switched toward Team B in all of the following, EXCEPT:
60. To establish the alternating-possession procedure, control may be gained as a result of a violation or foul.
61. A head coach is permitted to be outside the optional coaching box to give instructions to players.
62. A technical foul assessed to a team's athletic trainer is also charged indirectly to the head coach and results in four free throws.
63. If a player is directed to leave the game for a violation of the uniform rule, the coach must replace the player within 30 seconds.
64. The head coach is assessed a direct technical foul if team members are permitted to leave the bench area and/or playing court for an unauthorized reason.
65. The third indirect technical foul charged to the head coach results in disqualification and ejection.
66. With the clock running, the head coach may go, without penalty, to the scorer's table to request a time-out regarding a correctable error.
67. If an error is corrected, in some cases, play shall continue from the normal game action resulting from the correction.
68. If the error is made while the clock is running and the ball dead, it must be recognized by an official before the second live ball following the error in order to be corrected.
69. Only the referee is authorized to correct the erroneous awarding of a score.
70. The time consumed prior to recognition of a correctable error cannot be restored even though the error is corrected.
71. When the error is a free throw by the wrong player, if corrected, the free throw and any common foul committed during such a free throw shall be cancelled.
72. A bonus is the second free throw awarded for a common foul, except a player-control or team-control foul.
73. A closely-guarded situation can occur when different defenders continuously guard the player holding or dribbling the ball, provided the 6-foot distance is maintained throughout.
74. A held ball occurs when an opponent places his or her hand(s) on the ball and prevents an airborne player from throwing the ball or releasing it on a try.
75. Which of the following statements on player disqualifications is true?
76. A player may not hold his or her hands or arms in front of his or her body to absorb the force from an imminent charge of any opponent.
77. A tap shall be considered the same as a try for a goal.
78. Traveling is moving a foot in any direction in excess of prescribed limits while holding the ball. Which of the following statements are also true?
79. A warning to a team for delay is an administrative procedure by an official that is recorded in the scorebook by the scorer and announced to the coach.
80. Blocking is illegal personal contact with an opponent that impedes the progress of an opponent with or without the ball.
81. During a dribble from backcourt to frontcourt, the ball is in the frontcourt when both feet of the dribbler and the ball touch the court entirely in the frontcourt.
82. If there is less than 3 feet between the guard and a boundary line, the dribbler has the greater responsibility for the contact.
83. If A1's personal foul is followed with a technical foul by B1 before the clock starts, it creates a false double foul situation.
84. If a technical foul is administered to start an extra period, a jump ball will follow to establish the alternating-possession procedure.
85. Once the ball becomes live in an extra period, even though a correction in score is made, the extra period:
86. Teams shall change baskets for each extra period played.
87. The length of intermission between the end of regulation play and the first extra period is _____ minute(s).
88. A free throw starts when the appropriate lane spaces are filled and the free thrower is ready.
89. A simultaneous violation is called if offensive players occupy the first marked lane spaces and defensive players occupy the second marked lane spaces during the free throw.
90. A violation has occurred when B1, in a marked space, loses his/her balance:
91. Any player, other than the free thrower, who does not occupy a marked lane space:
92. Following a team warning for any type of delay, it is a team technical foul if the free throw is delayed because of a Team A huddle or contact with the free thrower.
93. During a dribble from backcourt to frontcourt, the ball is in A's frontcourt if one of dribbler A1's feet is on the division line and the other foot and the ball are touching in A's frontcourt.
94. If A1 jumps from his/her frontcourt and lands in the backcourt, A1 is not considered to be located in either court while in the air.
95. The ball is in A's backcourt when A1, while holding the ball, has one foot touching the division line and the other touching in frontcourt.
96. The ball is in A's backcourt when it is in flight on a pass from A1, who is in A's frontcourt, to A2, who is in A's backcourt.
97. After obtaining a legal position, the guard may raise hands or jump within his or her own vertical plane.
98. Every player is entitled to a spot on the playing court provided such player gets there first without illegally contacting an opponent.
99. When a foul occurs, the official shall verbally inform the offender, then:
100. A warning to a coach/team for conduct is an administrative procedure by an official, which is:
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